A round-up of the latest news from cladding manufacturers

  • Engineered Panels in Construction (EPIC) has launched a website to celebrate 21 years of service to building professionals. The website is designed to offer a single source of information on insulated panel systems available in Europe and to be easily viewed and used on mobile devices. The site provides downloadable literature covering important issues, including developments in areas such as BREEAM and renewable technologies. Log on to www.epic.uk.com
  • Metal building envelope manufacturer Kalzip has produced freely downloadable Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects to provide specifiers with a standard range of Kalzip system build-ups. The objects were produced using Autodesk’s Revit and come complete with NBS specifications, a user guide and comprehensive technical details. www.kalzip.com
  • Kingspan Benchmark has launched a new section within its website dedicated to the Evolution range of insulated panels. The section includes case studies and animations that showcase the design features of the range. Product overviews, detailed product specifications and downloadable CAD drawings can also be found at: www.kingspan benchmark.com/products/design-wall-series/evolution
  • Architectural aluminum glazing specialist, Technal’s new Modal low-rise facade system has received a European patent. Modal’s engineered profile clip and gasket system allows the framing modules to be clipped together without any mechanical fixings, which the company says creates an improved finish, time-saving installation and a greater variety of glazing combinations. www.technal.co.uk